Clear history only in Safari?

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Is there any way to delete history in Safari without deleting the data portion? Every time I need to do this, I loose my logon to Facebook and a few others.I am using an iMac with 10.10 (Yosemite) and Safari 8.0.
 

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It appears that with the new version of Safari, if you manually clear History, it also clears all web site data. Not good. :( The best I can suggest is to set the Safari automatic History clearing to one day from Safari Preferences. That does not clear the web site data.
 
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This is my choice so one does not have to go and enter name and password details to each and every site.
 
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Well, there is a workaround. You can open the item "history" from the menu bar and choose "Show history" (it is the second topmost item in that menu... I guess that would be the translation; bear with me, my system is running in German), alternatively press option + cmd + 2. Both should open a list of sites visited, in which you can select individual or all entries and then delete them. This should not affect website data such as cookies etc.
 

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